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Twitter reacts: Margaret Thatcher's funeral
17 April 2013 02:28 PM
@camillalong: I think we may have just paid 10m quid to watch George Osborne cry. Correct me if I'm wrong
@fleetstreetfox: Anyway, while everyone was looking at #thatcherfuneral no-one was looking at new unemployment figures: http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/lms/labour-market-statistics/april-2013/sty-uk-unemployment-rises.html …
@DMReporter: FUNERAL FACT: Baroness Thatcher's coffin is decorated with tiny angels, made from £10m worth of ground down arts funding application forms.
@sarahlyall: Interesting photo showing contrasting reactions from Prime Minister and Chancellor, and wives, at Thatcher funeral pic.twitter.com/0zv7yVjREV
@davidschneider: Just to remind you if you're offended by the Twitter response to #ThatcherFuneral you can also follow it here pic.twitter.com/XC2HGO0hPo
@OwenJones84: Clement Attlee's government rebuilt war-ravaged Britain, founded the NHS and the welfare state. He had a modest funeral with 140 guests.
@Gabyhinsliff: Weepy osborne now taking over from foxy granddaughter as the Pippa Factor of this funeral
@janemerrick23: Amazing poise by granddaughter Amanda Thatcher, for such a young person (19) to read to such a huge audience
@timothy_stanley: "We are all Thatcherites now" demands a Life of Brian response: "I'm not"